Manufacturing Outreach Center

Helping Northwestern Wisconsin manufacturers thrive through positive growth and sustainable profit.
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We're at your side, on your site.

For more than two decades UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC) has been working alongside small and mid-size manufacturers like you, building our solid reputation as seasoned industry experts. We're trusted advisors who are available to join you on site, helping you implement new tools, apply customized solutions, and take a better approach to manufacturing. In short, we're right at your side when you need us.

One company at a time.

Your manufacturing operation is one of a kind, so why settle for cookie cutter solutions to the challenges you face? Throughout 33 northwestern Wisconsin counties, we roll up our sleeves to deliver services tailored to your specific circumstances. From process improvement to strategic direction, workforce training to tech implementation and so much more, we have the tools and experience it takes to build your unique path to success.

Ramping up results.

We're proud of the significant impacts and financial gains our clients see - often before the project is even closed. When you partner with UW-Stout MOC, the return on your investment is rapid and substantial. We won't leave you on hold, waiting for results. See what our clients say about the value of working with UW-Stout MOC.


Let's get to work...

Process Improvement  Improve Your Process

   Strategic methods to smooth workflow, reduce production time and cost,
   improve quality, and much more.

Our process improvement strategies brought significant results for:
Schofield Enterprises  |  Thomas Precision  |  Nyhus Enterprises  |  Dillman Equipment

How do we do it?
With Process Improvement Opportunities that really work.


Business Growth  Grow Your Business

   Expert guidance and tools to help you navigate each stage of your
   company's growth.

Our growth strategies are ready to move your company forward, just like:
Coating Tech Slot Dies  |  Malco Products  |  Spectrum Industries 

How do we do it?
By offering extraordinary Learning Opportunities for Business Growth.


People Enrichment  Enrich Your People

   Resources and learning opportunities to empower your workforce.

Our people enrichment offerings are already working for: 
Volm Companies  |  Dental Crafters

How do we do it?
Through People Enrichment Opportunities that truly unlock potential.


Product Development  Develop Your Product

   Experienced guidance and resources for creators, innovators,
   visionaries, and inventors.

Product development help from UW-Stout MOC made a difference for: 
Malco Products  |  Tomahawk Live Trap 

How do we do it?
With Product Development Opportunities that embrace innovation.


...we now have a better perspective of our projects. MOC has done more than we could've asked for.
Eric Nyhus Owner, Nyhus Enterprises

MOC Success Stories

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Schofield Enterprises is serious about quality

Committed to manufacturing the highest quality electrical wire harnesses at the best value, Schofield Enterprises strives for continual improvement.

Malco applies the right tools to improve product development and more

Malco Products sought to improve product development of tools and equipment the company produces for trade professionals in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Expansion takes an innovative turn at Malco Products

In the wake of significant growth, Malco Products found themselves running short of manufacturing capacity in 2016.